Register Your Cell Phone with AlertMarin

Marin County’s AlertMarin Emergency Notification System’s primary purpose is to advise citizens of any situation occurring or about to occur that threatens harm to life and/or property or is deemed dangerous by officials. Originally, these alerts were sent to land lines; now you can receive them on your cell phone...

7-foot Tides for New Years

Predictions from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) are that king tides (above 6.5’) will return from December 28 through January 4, peaking at 7 feet or more on January 1 through January 3. Currently, the forecast is for dry skies during that period, but if storms do arrive,...

High Tides and Rain on the Horizon

Unusually high tides of 6.5’ or more are expected from Thursday, November 4 through Monday, November 8. There’s also a chance of rain on Thursday, Sunday and Monday, which could lead to flooding at low points such as the 101/Marin City offramp, Manzanita Park & Ride lot, and some portions...

Now That Stinks

Our flight had been delayed, so we got home to Main Dock around 9:00 pm. The young German couple who had been housesitting left a lovely note saying how much they enjoyed our cats and their two-week stay on a Sausalito houseboat. In the right-hand bottom corner of their note,...

Flood Control for Marin City

If you’ve ever been caught in a flood on the Marin City off–ramp from Highway 101 south, or been forced to detour around it, you’ll be encouraged to learn that the Marin County Flood Control and Water Conservation District (the “District”) Flood Zone 3 plans to make improvements to the...

More King Tides Coming

King tides (tides over 6.5’ high) are due in December and January, with tides exceeding 7 feet in mid-December. If accompanied by rains, these tides could flood parts of our parking lots, Gate 5 Road, the Manzanita parking lot and the multi-use path. Below are the predictions for higher than normal...

Free Disaster Preparedness Guide

The City of Sausalito has released Disaster Preparedness: The 2020 Citizen’s Guide. The 27-page guide provides instructions for dealing with everything from fires, to earthquakes to tsunamis. Topics include: Making a family plan Preparing at work Weather terms Evacuations Planning for disastrous floods and landslides Emergency numbers phone numbers and...

King Tides are Coming

Mother Nature’s early Christmas present will be a series of high tides (6.6’ feet or more) from Dec. 21 to Dec. 24. Even higher tides will come on January 20 and 21. Check the interactive tide chart on the right side of this page; by clicking on the Day +...